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Mobic vs. Naproxen for Arthritis

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Mobic

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Other Names: Meloxicam

Naproxen

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/ 38,841 posts
Other Names: Aleve   Naprosyn   Naproxen Sodium   Anaprox   Midol
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic and anti-pyretic effects. It is a derivative of oxicam, closely related to piroxicam, and falls in the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug group of NSAIDs. It was developed by Boeh... Read more on Wikipedia
Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Keri
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Mobic
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By gardenerbychoice
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Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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By dave
October 17, 2013
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Mobic vs Tramadol
Mobic is in the same class as ibuprophen, Aleve, etc. They are all NSAID (non steroid anti inflammatory drugs) and Tramadol is not a narcotic pain med but it does mimic some opiate pain meds and gives you pain relief similar to taking an opiate
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What patients are saying about Mobic + Naproxen + Arthritis

39 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
weeks, and then went back to Naproxen, because it is so...
My doctor had me switch to Mobic from Naproxen and it wasn't any ...weeks, and then went back to Naproxen, because it is...
was on Naproxen when she was first diagnosed. Then...
...daughter was on Naproxen when she was first diagnosed. Then the ped. rheumatologist put her on Mobic. We then went back to the Naproxen because we saw no ...worsen when on the Mobic. She is n...
the naproxen and switched to mobic. wishing you well....
...did was add cranberry juice and 4 servings of asparagus along w/ that cherry juice. try it  and i know it'll work! also 2 days ago i stopped the naproxen and switched to mobic. wishing you well....
have been taking the generic Mobic (Meloxicam) for several...
...have been taking the generic Mobic (Meloxicam) for several years. I like it. I was taking Naproxen and it gave me an ulcer, so I changed to the Mobic. My Rheumy told me that Mobic is easier on...
blood? Do you get any abdominal discomfort? I have arthritis...
...if you are anemic while on naproxen. Have they tested your stools for blood? Do you get any abdominal discomfort? I have arthritis in my hands ...pain. I'm currently taking Mobic but it doesnt...
be arthritis and was taking naproxen without much success....
...started taking Mobic for what I believe to be arthritis and was taking naproxen without much success. Looking...
but changes the prescription to Mobic with patients...
...other MDs will prescribe naproxen specifically for ...http://www.drugs.com/sfx/naproxen-side-effects.html One orthopedist I know likes naproxen but changes the prescription to Mobic with patien...
9 yrs. i've ended up on, Suboxone, and I take Naproxen...
...arthritis, but it doesn't always help everyone. You have to kinda try out different meds and see what works the best for you. After 9 yrs. i've ended up on, Suboxone, and I take Naproxen...
naproxen then switched to Mobic, then added Plaquinil,...
...to start with the easiest stuff first to try to get the inflammation under control. naproxen then switched to Mobic, then added Plaquinil, then added sulfasalazine but had reaction to that so...
because mobic hasn't helped with joint pain all....
...not sure. I have heart problem's. I have been ...month ago. I was taking naproxen and changed to mobic. I'm going to change back to naproxen because mobic hasn't helped with joint pain all. I...
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